“US Nursing Homes Face Closure Risks From Staffing Shortages”


US Nursing Homes Face Closure Risks From Staffing Shortages,” by Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Bloomberg


“Almost three quarters of nursing homes say they’re at risk of closing due to staff shortages, with more than half operating at a loss, according to a survey. If things don’t improve, most fear that resources won’t be enough to keep them in business for more than a year. … The staff shortfalls are forcing homes to turn away potential residents at a time when occupancy rates are already far lower than before the pandemic.”


LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform:

To understand what’s happening to nursing homes and why, read Medicaid and Long-Term Care.